Budget Assistant

New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's indeed.com and glassdoor.com ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Budget Office at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Budget Assistant. Reporting to the Budget Director, expectations include serving in various functions including budget development, control, execution, analysis, monitoring, and reporting, as well as assisting with technology development within the Office.

The Budget Office administers the College's state appropriated budgets, totaling approximately $88 million annually. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ and https://suny.oneonta.edu/budget-office

Duties include but not limited to: management of temporary service funds and supporting documentation, fund level monitoring and reporting, financial data entry, expense and disbursement tracking and reporting, assisting senior level staff, performing routine monthly reconciliation and analysis for internal and external purposes, assisting in the planning and preparation of departmental and/or divisional budgets, and responding to various departmental and other inquiries and requests in a timely manner.


Required qualifications: bachelor's degree; minimum of 2 years of experience in financial administration; experience with Microsoft Excel.

Preferred: experience in financial administration in SUNY, NYS agency, higher education setting, or other public/non-profit agency or institution; demonstrated problem-solving and critical thinking skills; excellent communication skills; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/employment

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov

SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=132045 Please upload a letter of interest and resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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